Teacher of Sport (Senior School) – Part time

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Teachers at Beech Hall School Riyadh will be responsible for delivering a bespoke approach to learning through a new lens, with emphasis placed on growing minds, hearts, eco responsibility, digital, innovation and being part of a global community.

The Beech Hall Tapestry frames our curriculum, our approach and our educational footprint. All educational staff will be supported to deliver relevant and contemporary education, with excellent resourcing and a team of collaborative and child-centred colleagues. Beech Hall School Riyadh is a proudly non-selective and inclusive school, where the education is tailored to the learner, and not the other way around. All subject teachers are also home room teachers, offering pastoral support and nurture to a class of children.


Line managed by the Head of Department/Academic Deputy Head

Core Responsibilities:

Subject Knowledge 

  • Develop a love of Sport and physical activity for all pupils;
  • Be a passionate athlete who can model this to the pupils;
  • Experience of teaching Sport as part of the American curriculum (Common Core) and/or the IB;
  • An understanding of how Sport is developed over time, taking into consideration skills, knowledge and understanding;
  • Clarity of how the subject is assessed, and ensure that pupils have a rich and holistic understanding whilst also being well prepared for external assessments
  • Embrace an innovative approach to curriculum and pedagogy, and a willingness to research and apply updated, best practice in all areas of education;
  • Model a clear understanding of all subjects taught as part of the curriculum, with the ability to adapt and innovate, recognising that each child’s learning will be tailored to their needs, abilities and interests;
  • Model and take responsibility for promoting high standards of communication, collaboration, curiosity and creativity;
  • The ability to coach teams, ensuring they not only develop skills but also sportsmanship;
  • Ensure all safety considerations are made when working in a practical manner;
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of the development of reading, writing and maths, and how to enhance these throughout a thematic curriculum.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

  • A relevant Bachelor’s Degree in Sport or Sports Education;
  • A Postgraduate Certificate of Education or Teaching Qualification
  • Excellent working knowledge of the American system/IB system;
  • A proven track record of effective teaching;
  • A commitment to academic progress and the welfare and safeguarding of students;
  • Knowledge and understanding of recent educational developments and best practice;

Beech Hall School is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people. We execute rigorous recruitment procedures that ensure all employees and volunteers are of sound moral character and are suitable people to work with children and young adults. The School expects all teaching staff, non-teaching staff and volunteers to share and uphold our commitment to safeguarding.

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